A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Minab in Iran. The temblor was reported at 07:42:50 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ax2z. Event ids that are associated: us2000ax2z. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 56.8179° East, latitude 27.8699° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/17 / 2017-09-30 04:12:50 / September 30, 2017 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar ‘Abbās, Mīnāb (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Bandar ‘Abbās (c. 352 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Mīnāb (c. 70 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 84 km NNW of Minab, Iran.
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